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Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« on: January 03, 2021, 07:49:58 PM »


Some recent Catalinbread builds, the Aion Triton and Ceres.  I'm really a fan of the extra SMD pad on the transistor layout.  Gives you the option to use through hole or SMD and doesn't take up much space on the layout.

The Triton, is a Dirty Little Secret MKIII clone, with two switches taking the place of an internal slider to select between the Super Bass and Super Lead sounds.  I didn’t care for any of the demos I heard of the Super Bass, so, I decided to save the $4 in switches and just jumper them in the Super Lead position.  Thanks to mauman for helping me figure this out.

I really like the way the pedal sounds but it gets noisy with the pre-gain past 1/3 of it’s rotation.  For others that have built this circuit, is that normal or do I have a bug?





This is the Aion Ceres.  I built this for a friend of mine who is a big Sabbath fan. 



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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2021, 07:56:54 PM »
Nice builds!  I love the graphics. 

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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2021, 07:57:19 PM »
Great builds and cool graphics!
My DLS isn't very noisy IMO so maybe you wanna check on the components. The DLS sounds fab by the way on 18V, becomes a different beast.
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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2021, 08:12:37 PM »
Thanks guys!

My DLS isn't very noisy IMO so maybe you wanna check on the components. The DLS sounds fab by the way on 18V, becomes a different beast.
Hmm, maybe its the 3904, I'll check it.  It sounds really good with the pre set low.  Aion has an 18V converter I might check out.  Thanks for the tip.   

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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2021, 08:29:08 PM »
Awesome builds John, super crisp inside and out. Really nice gift for a sabbath fan as well!

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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2021, 11:43:24 PM »
Great looking builds. Super clean as always.

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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2021, 12:53:31 AM »
Thanks guys!

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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2021, 01:18:15 AM »
Super clean, great work inside and out!


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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2021, 07:18:22 AM »
Nice work, I agree with you the super lead sound is where its at.

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Re: Aion Triton and Ceres – DLS MKIII and Sabbra Cadabra
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2021, 08:13:41 AM »
Those look fantastic man.


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